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Connections Staying ‘Grounded’ With Undefeated Juvenile Colt Post Time

Impressive as their budding young star was in winning his stakes debut and keeping his race record unblemished in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile at Laurel Park, the connections of Hillwood Stable’s 2-year-old Frosted colt Post Time aren’t allowing themselves to look too far ahead. Trainer Brittany Russell was pleased Sunday with the way Post Time […]

Post Time, Malibu Moonshine Sparkle In Maryland-Bred Juvenile Stakes At Laurel

Hillwood Stable’s Post Time, in his stakes debut, made a powerful last-to-first move around the far turn and kept his perfect record intact with an eye-catching 3 ¾-length triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile at Laurel Park. The 41st running of the Maryland Juvenile co-headlined a nine-race program with the 36th edition of the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile […]

Malibu Moonshine Returns In Maryland Juvenile Fillies, Faces MM Lassie Winner Chickieness

Happy Face Racing Stable’s Malibu Moonshine, scratched as a top contender from last month’s Maryland Million with a fever, returns to Laurel Park to make her Maryland and stakes debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Fillies. The 36th running of the Juvenile Fillies and 41st edition of the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile, both seven-furlong sprints for […]

‘We’ll See If He Can Step It Up’: Johnyz From Albany Faces Six Rivals In Saturday’s Maryland Juvenile

Charles J. Reed’s homebred Johnyz From Albany, coming off a career-best performance, will face six rivals led by undefeated Post Time as he goes after a second straight stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile at Laurel Park. The 41st running of the Maryland Juvenile co-headlines a nine-race program with the 36th edition of the […]

‘Going To Be Sad To See Him Gone:’ 13-Time Stakes Winner Whereshetoldmetogo Retired

Brittany Russell will enter the final month of Laurel Park’s calendar year-ending fall meet leading all trainers in both wins and purses earned, but without one of her barn favorites. Multiple stakes winner Whereshetoldmetogo, scratched as the program favorite and defending champion in Laurel’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial Nov. 25, has been retired […]

Laurel Park’s 2023 Winter Meet Offers 17 Stakes Worth $1.7 Million

Laurel Park will greet the new year with a total of 17 stakes worth $1.7 million in purses, led by the $250,000 General George (G3) and $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3), during its 2023 winter meet that kicks off Jan. 1. The 40-day winter meet will see live racing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through March 31, […]

Armando R, Swayin To And Fro, Little Vic Sparkle In Stakes At Laurel Park

Ronald Cuneo’s Armando R, scratched from a Thanksgiving Day allowance, came with a steady run on the far outside down the center of the track to upset favored Ournationonparade by a half-length in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small at Laurel Park. The 22nd running of the 1 1/8-mile Richard Small for 3-year-olds and up anchored […]

Leading Maryland Sire Great Notion Gets Stakes Double At Laurel With Offspring Alwaysinahurry, Fille D’Esprit

Mopo Racing’s Alwaysinahurry swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and turned back a game effort from One Ten through the lane to earn his second career stakes victory in Friday’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial at Laurel Park. The seven-furlong Bender for 3-year-olds and up and $75,000 Politely for fillies […]

Five Stakes Winners Among 13 Entered In Saturday’s City Of Laurel Stakes

A quintet of stakes winners along with Coastal Mission, chasing an elusive stakes triumph after placing four times in as many tries including three over the local track, help comprise a wide-open baker’s dozen entered for the 12th edition of the $100,000 City of Laurel this Saturday at Laurel Park. Based at Charles Town with […]

‘Too Good An Opportunity To Pass Up’: Divine Huntress Back In Action For Safely Kept Stakes

Monarch Stables, Inc.’s Last Leaf, a multiple stakes winner on both turf and dirt exiting off-the-board finishes in successive graded-stakes, is entered to make her Maryland debut in Saturday’s 32nd running of the $100,000 Safely Kept. Last Leaf spent her entire juvenile season and made her first seven sophomore starts at Gulfstream Park, winning the […]